The shoes are quality. There are issues with the staining, almost like they tried to stain over a piece of tape and then removed the tape. The run a little bit tight, almost a quarter size under, so I would recommend going half a size up. I’m having to get mine stretched.
Thank you for review and I'm sorry to hear about the issue with your shoes. The leather on the Bixby is a Italian full grain crust which is pigmented by hand on the last. There's always the possibility of minor variation in color and finishing but what you're describing sounds beyond what you should expect. I will send you a follow up email directly for an image of the issue so we can address your concern. Thank you for your comment on fit, we consider the shoes "true to size" but always encourage going up a half size if you ever find yourself between sizes. The difference between an 11 and 11.5 is approximately 1/4". A quarter size under translates to roughly 1/8" which may be the deference in sock thickness or foot swelling at the of the day. I think we're on the same page that 1/2 size up may be necessary but generally speaking, go with your true size. I hope the stretching gets you that extra level of comfort without the break-in period.
Amazing style and construction! Putting this on re-order!!
Shoes are comfortable, classic, and had no discomfort breaking in. Love the rubber grip sole too!
I've had these shoes for almost a year now, and they're easily my go-to for dressing up a casual outfit. I get many compliments on these shoes. Also, don't let their appearance fool you: these shoes are super comfortable! They took no time at all to break in, and are lightweight and flex with your foot. Highly recommend.
This shoe is comfortable, Great look and high quality. I highly recommend!